Lumberton man killed in Nederland auto-pedestrian accident

Lumberton man killed in Nederland auto-pedestrian accident

On Feb. 14 about 7:15 p.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to an auto-pedestrian crash on Highway 347 in Nederland. The crash occurred just north of 4th Avenue, TxDPS Sgt. Stephanie Davis said in a release.

A Ford pickup truck was traveling northbound on Highway 347. A pedestrian was attempting to cross the northbound traffic lanes of Highway 347 when he was struck by the vehicle.

The driver of the Ford, a 21-year-old male from Lumberton, was not injured in the crash.

The pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the scene. The name of the victim will not be released until the next of kin has been notified. On Feb. 15, Davis reported that TxDPS identified the pedestrian as Steven Ray Young, 29, of Lumberton.

- TxDPS

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